So much business communication takes place electronically that people tend to dash off emails without thinking about them. But even with quick messages, it is important to observe some etiquette rules.
I’ve asked if we can add it to our syllabus AND if the department will find money in the budget for all of us to buy these T-shirts.
Понедельник утро. Открываешь Gmail. Загружается ворох писем. И вот снова оно… с заголовком “Re: Re: Fwd: Re: URGENT!! CRITICAL!!!! ASAP!….” от самого любимого друга по корпоративной переписке или от…
Dear Founder/Marketing Head/Product Development/Customer Funtime Lead,
I was used to work in small companies, start-ups, or just plain small companies… Soon thereafter I joined my current job, I started to notice what I’ve come to realize is a common practice: The Growing Carbon Copy List, well at least in this company.
While I can’t claim to never use exclamation points, I can claim to cringe every time I over use them, and certainly cringe more when others overuse.
And might include (smart) typos and a (misspelled) signature.
In Aikido, one of the first lessons a beginner learns is the etiquette of the dojo — things like:
A cartoon by Harry Bliss. Find more cartoons from this week’s issue.